International applicants

Fees, funding and costs

There are a range of costs associated with financing your studies at the University of Edinburgh, including fees and accommodation.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee rates for international students are available on the Scholarships and Student Funding website. Fees are listed by course and level (undergraduate, postgraduate or visiting students).


Most new international and EU students are guaranteed to be offered a room in University accommodation.

Estimated living costs 2019-20

Budgeting for living costs is an important part of planning for university life.

Scholarships for undergraduates

Details of our international undergraduate scholarship schemes.


It is very useful to open a bank account once you arrive in Edinburgh. If you would like to know more about banking in Edinburgh, please visit the New Students website.

Scholarships for postgraduates

We offer a number of scholarships to European and international student on a competitive basis.

Part-time work during studies

International students on a tier 4 visa studying at degree level and above are permitted to work up to 20 hours in any given week.